25 Sep 2023
--- Luxury glass packaging products, especially for alcoholic beverages, were highlighted at this year’s London Packaging Week (September 21-22), UK, with companies presenting customized, lightweight, embossed and... Read More
19 Sep 2023
--- With countries like the UK, France, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand cracking down on single-use vapes amid rising health and environment concerns, we examine the packaging industry’s role in the damages caused by... Read More
08 Sep 2023
--- The UK’s Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) has announced an extension to data submission deadlines for the upcoming extended producer responsibility (EPR) enforcements. Under the new... Read More
07 Sep 2023
--- Global packaging manufacturer Orora has entered into arrangements to acquire Saverglass and all of the shares of Olympe for an enterprise value of €1.29 million (US$1.38 million). Saverglass is a global leader in... Read More
01 Sep 2023
--- This week in industry news, UPM Raflatac announced it will allow its customers to offer their printed and converted labels as CarbonNeutral product certified and Ardagh Glass Packaging began finishing construction on its... Read More
31 Aug 2023
--- At next month’s Pack Expo in Las Vegas, US, September 11-13, packaging experts will represent their latest cross-industry innovations. Amcor, Cama Group (Cama), Sidel and Bobst are among the exhibitors, each presenting... Read More
28 Aug 2023
--- This year’s Pack Expo trade show in Las Vegas, US, is gearing up to launch the “largest show since its inception” next month (September 11-13) with over 2,000 global exhibitors set to showcase the... Read More
09 Aug 2023
--- Glenlivet Speyside single malt scotch whisky is launching The Glenlivet Twist & Mix Cocktails, a new line of premium, ready-to-serve, whisky-based cocktails. The line uses a twist cap to mix a burst of cocktail... Read More
26 Jul 2023
--- Packamama and international cooperation The Wine Society are collaborating to spread eco-flat wine bottles made of recycled PET (rPET) throughout the society members’ product ranges to reduce carbon emissions. The... Read More
24 Jul 2023
--- Belgian technology company Zetes is providing champagne producer Maison Burtin with digitalized traceability solutions through automated processes using new label printing, application and picking technologies. The project... Read More
21 Jul 2023
--- This week in industry news, Krones added a non-returnable glass line to its Pretoria South African Breweries (SAB) site for Corona beer production. Meanwhile, Smurfit Kappa received numerous awards for its packaging... Read More
17 Jul 2023
--- The most efficient way to manage glass waste is to establish a reuse economy at scale, according to Paul Gabie, CEO at packaging technology company Eco Spirits. As glass is one of the largest sources of waste and carbon... Read More
13 Jul 2023
--- Coca-Cola and eight of its leading bottling partners have created a sustainability-focused venture capital fund. The $137.7 fund will target investments in packaging and decarbonization to reduce the beverage giant’s... Read More
26 Jun 2023
--- EU policies, such as the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR), should take the lead in encouraging glass producers and container users to adopt reusable glass and implement measures that support high-quality... Read More
22 Jun 2023
--- The European beverage container industry is unlikely to meet 1.5 degrees Celsius climate targets and is at risk of missing its net zero plans without swift intervention, finds Zero Waste Europe (ZWE).Larissa Copello,... Read More
15 Jun 2023
--- Wales has vowed to proceed with its plans for a deposit return scheme (DRS) by 2025, regardless of the UK government’s refusal to exclude glass from Scotland’s DRS plans, which were postponed for a third time... Read More
14 Jun 2023
--- Soups and sauces’ popularity has steadily increased, with customer demand for high-volume containers spiking post-pandemic. Striving for sustainability, soups and sauces packagers continue replacing conventional... Read More
08 Jun 2023
--- Scotland’s deposit return scheme (DRS) plans have been further delayed until October 2025 at the earliest after the UK government refused to include glass in the scheme. Ministers in London fear that if Scotland rolls... Read More
01 Jun 2023
--- Glass packaging manufacturer Vetropack is “cautiously” ramping up operations at its Gostomel plant in Ukraine after the production facility was severely damaged during a Russian military attack last February.... Read More
26 May 2023
--- In the dynamic landscape of packaging materials, glass has stood the test of time as a trusted and proven choice for health-conscious consumers, according to industry experts. Glass packaging continues to showcase its... Read More